Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Opponents but Analogicals of Islamic Republic

 "Monlogue" by Mana Neyestani (source: Radio Zamaneh)

One characteristic of the Islamic Republic was always, or at least since I can remember, to refer dissident Iranians as American or Israeli spies. Without proof, only for short time political interests, only to put dissidents in jail. Only to shut their mouthes.

Unfortunately, some regime opponents outside Iran (1) refer to another regime opponents as Islamic Republic's Intelligence organization, without having any good reason for such claims. More precisely:

Thursday, March 3, 2011

my economy teacher and the removed economy lesson

Our economy teacher in high school was obviously an opponent of the Islamic Republic. He often made jokes about the regime in Iran. Once, he told us that the economy lesson will be removed from the school program. We asked him if he would be unemployed and what he would do later. He laughed and said "no, I will work as a religion teacher. I just talk about god and other things I don't believe in".

That teacher is an example for many in Iran, not just for teachers. Some days ago I read that 3 Evin prison guards have been jailed for cooperating with political prisoners, Mohammad Nourizad and Mostafa Tajzadeh. I was not surprised.